England’s white-ball run comes to a halt as India win by eight wickets

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The left-arm wrist-spin of Kuldeep Yadav proved an indecipherable code for England’s batsmen as a sea of blue at Old Trafford roared India on to victory in the first of three Twenty20s between these two sides.

Indeed the impact of England’s footballers taking on Colombia in Moscow was barely felt here. The bulk of the 23,000 to pitch up were cheering for Virat Kohli’s newly-arrived side, who repaid the cacophonous support by chasing down 160 for a comfortable eight-wicket win and a significant statement from this summer’s marquee tourists.

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Written by Ali Martin at Old Trafford
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jul/03/england-india-twenty20-international-match-report under the title “England’s white-ball run comes to a halt as India win by eight wickets”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.